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Sweet P's BBQ and Soul House

3725 Maryville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920-6141
+1 865-247-7748
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“banana pudding” (74 reviews)
“brisket” (74 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (59 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3725 Maryville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920-6141
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here while visiting in Knoxville. Good barbque. I had mac and cheese and thought it was a little dry, but good flavor. Husband had greens and pinto beans which he said were very good. You get your money's worth as portions were large. Staff...More

Thank redbeulah0
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Get up and Get to Sweet P's! Best BBQ and side around! The mac and cheese will have you wanting to go back every day. Everything i have had here (and its been alot) has been amazing! They also had a special and had aome...More

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This place has great local bbq. The sides are very good to. Love the fact that you get to sauce your own meat make sure to get a side of the bannana pudding its to die for . Would deffnatly come back .

Thank sean d
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Three of us had red beans and rice, pulled pork, fried pickles, brisket, and smoked ribs. Sides of Cole slaw, tomato and blues salad, pinto beans, Mac and cheese. Every single item was great! Loved the southern style, hot BBQ sauce (thin, sour, with a...More

Thank TechGalFromPit
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We recently moved within 2 miles of Sweet P’s Rockford location & loving it! It’s now our go-to for a quick bite out. I have always liked their brisket, and 2 visits ago discovered their pulled chicken- wow! Some of the most tender & flavorful...More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Sweet peas is my favorite place for BBQ. Everything is always so good. The ribs. The brisket, the smoked sausage I could go on and on. Looking forward to when I will be going again. If you haven’t been. You don’t know what you are...More

Thank bjodie18
Reviewed 10 December 2017

I take an annual trip to Knoxville and stumbled upon this place one year. I came back this year 2017 and this is a can't miss eat! SO GOOD! I had the BBQ Burrito and I wish this was back home. I am craving it...More

Thank ryanb131
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here with my nephew, and a very close friend, who both live in Knoxville! Great food! Cool restaurant! Very friendly people!! We will go back next time we are visiting!! They were so considerate of our 3 yr old!!!

Thank April M
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Never tried ribs until this visit. I didn't know what I was missing. The food and service were great.

Thank 644katherinet
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Friendly service. A bit of a drive but relaxed atmosphere. The barbecue was above average. The dry rubbed ribs and beef brisket were both moist but a touch under seasoned. Decent sauces could have completed the experience but the house sauces were either too runny...More

Thank nickopernicus
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3 July 2016|
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Response from EYE88 | Reviewed this property |
Check their online menu for gluten-free...... not sure.
1 June 2016|
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Response from Angel G | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you need reservations the place is very big. You will have not problems
27 May 2015|
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Response from Angel G | Reviewed this property |
Yes when we were there we saw children around. They have kids menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3725 Maryville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920-6141
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-247-7748
  • E-mail
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